Intent: PE – Athletics
Our school aims:
Through our Christian values, we aim for:
The curriculum is designed with our pupils and the Holmer community in mind. It enables children to access and enhance their understanding of their home, their city and the wider community, developing their cultural capital and giving them opportunities and choices about their future and their impact as they progress through their school career and beyond. This will help them become successful members of modern British society, preparing them for the challenges and opportunities.
EYFS: ‘Negotiates space successfully when playing racing and chasing games with other children, adjusting speed or changing direction to avoid obstacles.’
KS1: ‘Master basic movements including running and throwing, as well as developing, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.’
KS2: ‘Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.’
What will be made, produced, performed, or published?
The children will showcase what they have learned in sporting competitions, such as, Sports Day.
In PE lessons, the children will reflect and cogitate on how they can make progress on their personal best.
Photographs will be published on the school’s website and Twitter page showcasing a range of techniques needed to compete and achieve beyond expectations in athletics.
What knowledge will the children have embedded?
Children will know how to confidently and consistently use a range of methods, skills and techniques, such as: positioning, running, jumping and throwing, in order to participate in athletics.
They will know the correct sporting vocabulary depending on the activity. The children will understand why pace and agility is significant and how self-reflection can inspire them to achieve their personal best.
What retention may be demonstrated?
Here are some example questions that may be used to assess children’s understanding.
⇒ EYFS: What should we do with our arms when we are running?
⇒ KS1: What is the best position to start a race? Why must we move our arms when we are running?
⇒ KS2: Why is it important to set the pace in a race? How can self-reflection encourage us to perform better?
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